Fantastic blog post from a fellow Quadblogger and MA classmate!
This week I have started teaching in a new school. In this school religious education is non-exam. As with all new teachers some students have tried to test me. Some have tried to do this by questioning the importance of my subject. I have been bombarded with questions such as ‘Why do we have to do religion?’ ‘Religion is boring what’s the point?’ ‘Why do we have to do this if there’s no exam?’ So how do I respond.
In order to tackle this question head on I have decided to do one lesson with each class group on the importance of understanding religion and the impact it can have and has had on the world. Below I have attached my lesson plan so other teachers facing similar questions have an answer 🙂
- Students will be able to give reasons for studying religious education
- students will be able…
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